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Levothyroxine Headaches Flashes Flushed
I was recently diagnosed as hypo and now take 50mg of levothyroxine and have intense headaches, hot flashes, and flushed cheeks- why?
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
On 100mg levothyroxine which was fine for 2 weeks bar few headaches having hot flushes now don't think med was to high as i was ts 45, ?
I just started taking levothyroxine. And i've noticed i've been getting headaches more so than usual and feeling tired.
Why taking it?: After 6 weeks your doctor can get a blood test to see if you are taking too much. ...Read more
Levothyroxine 2x 137 daily, when i was pregnant now i'm not pregnant and i've been getting headaches and lightheadedness do you think meds too high?
You should…: Have a conversation with your primary care physician and a simple blood test to check your thyroid levels would probably be needed. This could be related to thyroid disorder or the be something else. A thorough history and physical examination would be needed by your primary care doctor to help diagnose the problem. ...Read more
I just started taking prednisone today and feel uneasy with headache, is there a clash with my other medicines, levothyroxine and venlafaxine? also can I take anything for the headache?
I've been on levothyroxine for 9 months and at times still experience swollen fingers in the morning, anxiety, no energy and headaches etc. What do i?
I have hashimotos for years controlled by levothyroxine. For a month have severe headaches memory problems brain fog. Why sudden onset if its treated?
Hashimoto's can : Cause these symptoms. It can take up to 3 months or more before your brain recovers from the hypothyroidism. Please discuss further with your doctor and make sure that nothing else is going on.See a neurologist if necessary, but find one that specializes in headaches. Best wishes. Given your overall symptoms, make sure you do not have sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that hashimotos can cause brain fog memory problems and severe headaches? Treated with levothyroxine but endo suggesting steroids.
Yes : Symptoms of hashimoto's thyroiditis include weight gain, depression, mania, sensitivity to heat and cold, paresthesia, chronic fatigue, panic attacks, bradycardia, tachycardia, congestive heart failure, high cholesterol, reactive hypoglycemia, constipation, migraines, muscle weakness, joint stiffness, menorrhagia, myxedematous psychosis, cramps, memory loss, vision problems, infertility and hair loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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